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good morning, america. final faceoff. president obama and governor romney go head-to-head on foreign policy. a tough and tense debate. the president on offense. >> whether it's afghanistan, whether it's iraq, whether it's now iran, you've been all over the map. >> attacking me is not an agenda. attacking me is not talking about how we're going to deal with the challenges that exist in the middle east. >> and the line of the night that lit up online. >> well, governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets because the nature of our military's changed. >> overnight polls say obama won. but will it determine this supertight race? developing now. is a halloween hurricane headed for the east coast? tropical storm sandy, on track across jamaica to head north. will it become the perfect storm? new warnings about
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everyone waiting for taylor swift. good morning, america. hi to robin back home. we're on fire very big morning. amy, a big night last night on the the presidential debate. a real contrast in strategies. president obama, the aggressor last night. mitt romney struck a more moderate tone. he was blaring the differences. >> contrast in strategies. but they were essentially in agreement on nearly every issue last night. that was striking. >> and as we said, the first polls overnight from cbs news give president obama a much bigger win. closer in cnn. the big question right now, was it enough to break the deadlock? we're going to hear from vice president biden and congressman ryan just ahead. and 14 days to go. until election day. "your voice, your vote." and jake tapper is in boca raton, florida, with all of the highlights from last night's feisty debate. jake? >> reporter: good morning, amy. that's right. pundits and flash polls give the victory to president obama in
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the third and final debate, with everything on the line. the president clearly set out not just to burnish his commander in chief credit on the debate stage, but to discredit mitt romney's. >> what we need to do with respect to the middle east, is strong, steady leadership, not wrong and reckless leadership that is all over the map. >> reporter: the president played that card repeatedly. >> so my first job as commander in chief -- as commander chief there's one thing i learned as commander in chief. >> reporter: romney seemed more cautious, with a modest goal of passing a threshold, not scoring a knockout. >> attacking me is not an agenda. attacking me is not talking about how we're going to deal with the challenges in the middle east. >> reporter: at times, he suggestsed some of his policy views were not that much different than the president's a point mr. obama repeatedly underlined. >> i'm pleased you're endorsing our policy. i'm glad that governor romney agrees with the steps we're taking. it sounded like you thought
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you'd do the same things we did. but you'd say them louder and somehow that would make a difference. >> reporter: romney praised the president right off the bat for giving the order to have osama bin laden killed. >> i congratulate him on taking out osama bin laden and going after the leadership in al qaeda. >> reporter: perhaps romney hoped that could take the issue off the table. it did not. >> when you were a candidate in 2008, you said we shouldn't move heaven and earth to get one man. >> reporter: romney did score some points. describing the unrest and chaos in the muslim world as evidence of obama's foreign policy failures. using vocabulary worlds that soon became a top google search. >> violence, chaos, tumult. >> tumult? >> tumult. >> reporter: and lambasting the policy tour in the middle east. saying that the u.s. has been dismissive and derisive. >> we have freed other nations from dictators. >> reporter: but the most talked about and tweeted line of the night, came as the president criticized romney for saying the u.s. naval fleet should be
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larger, lecturing him on the military. >> we have fewer ships than we did in 1916. well, governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets because the nature of our military's changed. we have these things call aircraft carriers where planes land on them. we have ships that go under water, nuclear submarines. and so, the question is not a game of battleship, where we're counting ships. >> reporter: horses and bayonets, now a line republicans are using to paint president obama as anti-navy. for romney, perhaps the strongest moment, george, came when he talked about creating jobs in the u.s., pivoting from the subject of the debate. and of course, both candidates will be talking about the economy and jobs in the u.s. in this last marathon dash, 14 days, in about 8 or 9 battleground states. >> that's right, jake. and the foreign policy on the economy. we're going to turn to the running mates. i sat down with joe biden and paul ryan after last night's debate. and i began by asking about the
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vice president about all those foreign policy issues where the candidates seem to agree. >> it's fair to say that the debate has evaporated. i mean, even back when i was debating congressman ryan, there were these massive disagreements on everything about syria, libya, egypt, et cetera. and now, it's like -- i don't know. there was a conversion that took place here. i didn't see anything that the governor disagreed on. and he seemed to be desperately trying to demonstrate he agreed with the president's policies. it was sort of amazing. >> he did also, though, pivot to the economy again and again and again. saying america cannot afford four more years like the last four. >> well, he did. but then when he talked about competitiveness, the very things he talked about would make us weaker internationally, as the president pointed out. they have vissererated
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education. he talked about the economy. but he fell back on all the statistics that the great recession left us with. but i didn't hear anything that would say that we'll increase our standing in the world by being economically stronger based on what he's asserting. >> the president's line on fewer horses and bayonets getting a lot of play on twitter and across social media. and one of governor romney's had said that that is not going to go down as one of the president's finer moments. he said it was demeaning to the military. your response? >> demeaning for the military for the president to say the truth that one aircraft carrier is probably more powerful than the entire united states navy was back then? this is a different navy, george. the capacity, the fire power, our navy is superior to every other navy in the world combined. this is a fundamentally different navy that doesn't rest on the number of ships. it rests on the total capacity. as the president said, on one
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aircraft carrier, we have more air power than almost every nation in the world has in their air force. >> the first polls we've seen on cbs gives a big win for the president. his team made up for that in the appearance in the first debate? >> he clearly made up for that. what governor romney showed today, and i felt a little badly because it's clear he is not ready to be the commander in chief of the united states military. he demonstrated a lack of sophistication about what's going on in the world. his rapid change in his position. being president requires a clear vision and a steady hand. that's exactly what president obama demonstrated tonight. and it's exactly what governor romney demonstrated was lacking. >> well, obvious, i disagree. i think this was a fantastic debate. i think governor romney won this debate. and you know why i think he won it? americans for the third time got to see a man ready to become a great president. what they got from mitt romney, clear answers.
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a clear vision for foreign policy. clear distinctions on how we should go forward in this country. what we got from president obama were mostly attacks on mitt romney. that's not an agenda. and we really actually didn't get an agenda on how we should move our country forward on foreign policy. we got a defensive -- he tried to defend his record. it's a bad record. turn on your tv. and you see that the obama foreign policies unraveling before us. iran's closer to a nuclear weapon. syria is slaughtering their people. the arab spring is becoming an islamist winter in some countries. and we look weaker across the world. >> the first polls we've seen from cbs show a 30-point win for president obama. >> well, look. i think president obama basically spent half his time attacking mitt romney, not offering a new vision. and what mitt romney said here's what we can do better on iran policy. here's what we should have done in all of the other areas. and more importantly, i think he did a great job of articulating
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a vision for america's role in the world, having a strong economy, a strong america at home, a strong military, and being very resolute and certain in defense of our values overseas. >> you talk about the distinctions. it seemed to a lot of observers tonight that governor romney was seeming to reach out and emphasize what he agreed with president obama. >> well, sure. on some things we do agree. we agree on the decision to get osama bin laden. we agree on the transition in afghanistan. we agree to carry forward the bush administration drone strike policy. but where we do disagree is on the president's handling of iran. we do disagree with his russia policy. we do disagree with these devastating military cut which is make us look weaker which hollow out our military. we believe a strong military at home is strong foreign policy abroad. and we never should have to speak up for freedom, democracy, for equal rights, for women's rights. that's what a good foreign policy does.
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that's what we saw from mitt romney in this debate, the kind of demeanor and the kind of temperament and leader we need. >> david axelrod of the obama campaign said your state, wisconsin, is in the president's corner to stay. >> i beg to differ. look, we won an impressive election in 2010. we won three various recalls. the supreme court race recall. recall this summer. it's a close state. i feel good about it. i don't think in wisconsin we want to see four more years like the last four years. >> congressman ryan, thanks for coming in. >> you bet, thanks, george. the view of the campaign. let's look at this with matthew dowd. and i wonder, matthew, you've given the last two debates to president obama. but i wonder if both candidates had a point. but over the course of the three debates, governor romney established himself as a credible candidate. >> governor romney took this from a five-point deficit from the first debate and they're now even. we've had three rounds. it's been mixed. the number of punches thrown.
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now, it goes to the score cards that the judges have. there's about 500,000 judges out there. that are going to score this fight on november 6th. >> only 500,000 judges. what's the one thing you're looking for in the last two weeks? >> i think how they motivate their troops and what they do with that. keep in mind, one thing we don't know. there's probably going to be an unexpected event that could turn this race in the very end. it's happened before a number of times. look for an unexpected event or moment in this campaign. >> it happens all every time. thank you very much. the rest of the top stories from josh elliott. >> we're going to begin with a developing story we've been watching closely overnight. tropical storm sandy gaining strength in the caribbean, ready to lash jamaica with up to 16 inches of rain. setting her sights on the bahamas and possibly the east coast of the united states. sam has been tracking it all morning. sam, good morning to you. >> good morning, josh. the initial concerns of 16 inches of rain, not just for jamaica, but also for cuba and possibly haiti, as well. that's a real issue with that storm so let's talk a little bit. and the best way to show this is
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on the 3d view. watch the real development here just south of jamaica. you can see what we're talking about with those big towering clouds. now, let's talk about what steers it. this storm system is on track. there's nothing to move it away from going across jamaica, right over cuba. at that point, it's a hurricane. when it gets by, friday into saturday, about 200 miles off the east coast of south florida, what happens here? there's some concern that between that area of high pressure and this moving front, this thing do get steered very close to the eastern coast of the u.s. by this time next week, we could have a storm right in here and that is worth watching. and a lot of folks have to have their eyes on sandy. we'll have them there so you won't be surprised by the storm. >> we'll see you in a minute, sam. the fda is investigating when are the highly caffeinated monster energy drinks contributed to the death of five people, including a maryland teenager. the parents of 14 anais fournier claim that their daughter went into cardiac arrest after
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drinking two large cans in 24 hours. anais had a mild heart condition. the family is suing monster, who denies having a role in her death or the others being investigated. and some tragic news overnight in the search for the missing 12-year-old in new jersey. police believe they found the body of autumn pasquale in a recycling container. not far from where she disappeared. she was seen riding her bike to a friend's house on saturday. police have not publicly identified any suspect as yet. and a major heist in las vegas. security cameras at the venetian hotel caught the man you see there, who made off with $1.6 million in casino chips. the problem, casinos usually change the chips after a theft so it's not going to work out too well for him. probably not going to get much cash for him. also, news in san francisco. despite downpours, it's a happy town, at least if you're a giants fan. the giants take down the cardinals, 9-0, last night, overcoming a 3-1 deficit in the process.
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and so, earn a second trip to the world series in three years. next up, the detroit tigers, game one, tomorrow night. and if you're a dodgers fan, like say somebody i know, go, tigers. back to you guys. >> all right, josh. thanks so much. moving on now to the latest on that deadly shooting at a wisconsin mall. learning more this morning about the gunman who opened fire at a spa there sunday morning. abc's alex perez has the story. >> reporter: this morning, we're hearing the voice of radcliffe haughton's wife, zina, describing one of his outbursts in courtroom audio. obtained by abc affiliate wisn. >> he pulled a gun from behind his pants. and it accidentally went off between me and my daughter's head. >> reporter: the audio was recorded as she sought a restraining order against her estranged husband october 18th. >> i don't want to die. i just don't want to die. >> reporter: she was granted that order, which also required him to turn over any firearms. two days later, haughton had reportedly purchased a new gun,
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then stormed into his wife's salon and opened fire, killing zina, two other women and then himself. >> it was just pop, pop, pop, pop. it was just -- it never stopped. >> reporter: zina's long-time customer, betty bruner, was sitting in her chair, as zina pleaded with her husband to spare others. >> i think she felt responsible for the whole salon. i think she wanted to protect all of us. >> reporter: haughton wasn't swayed. this morning, bruner says, there's only one reason she's still alive. >> because of her, that's why i'm sitting here. i think that's why there's a lot of people that got out of there alive. >> reporter: and she says she thinks the reality of all this has just not hit her yet. on a positive note, one of the four victims who survived the shooting has been released from the hospital. amy, george? >> alex perez, thanks so much. >> very tough story. we're going to switch gears now. another week, another big announcement from apple, expected to unveil the newest
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ipad, a mini version today. abc's neal karlinsky has the details on what could be a game changer in the world of tablets. >> reporter: there hasn't been this kind of frenzy for the little version of a big hit since dr. evil made his tiny clone in "austin powers." >> i shall call him mini-me. >> reporter: while mini-me was described as an exact copy but one-eighth the size, the expected ipad mini is supposed to be a little bit smaller than the original. roughly a seven or eight-inch screen versus the ipad's ten inches when measured diagonally. >> we'll see a tablet that's based on consuming content, not necessarily creating it, like the bigger ipads. >> reporter: until now, the biggest critic and obstacle to a smaller ipad has come from inside apple. the legend himself, steve jobs, famously and not so subtly called seven-inch tablets dead on arrival. apple said he changed his views in the final months before his death.
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apple is going after a market that's been successful for amazon and android with their smaller tablet. >> it would make sense that apple, the company, would like to defend itself turf by making the product. >> reporter: the only question left seems to be are they really going to call it mini? for "good morning america," neal karlinsky, abc news, san jose, california. >> we'll find out. a check of weather from sam. >> we're going to begin with unusual pictures out of northern california. let's go to it. it was a tornado. there were five reported in northern california. this was in yuba county. and in some parts of northern california there has never been a tornado this time of year before. that's how powerful this storm system has been moving through the area. this is the time for the big storms to move in. but that's an unusual statistic for northern california. to the warmer temperatures across the nation. d.c. 78 today. raleigh, at 81. 84 in oklahoma city. memphis, about 82 degrees.
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nice, warm, dry. doesn't feel like october. but it will. we'll show you cooler air.
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>> by the way, that tuesday trivia was brought to you by walmart. amy, george, josh? >> sam, thanks so much. coming up on "gma," kennedy family drama. maternity nurses testifying in court that rfk's son twisted their arms and kicked them to the floor, trying to step them from leaving with his baby. we'll have the latest on this high-profile trial. an explosive battle could be ahead for britney spears. her former manager is going to take the stand today. is he going to expose family secrets? plus, a blockbuster concert event. we can hear them screaming inside. look at them. thousands of them. taylor swift, taking over times square. we can't wait. >> don't have to wait too much longer. taylor swift, singing all kinds of songs from the new album, "red." a department store counter
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there were signs that accelerant may have been used. sue has been following the commute. slow traffic in san jose now north 280 at saratoga injury accident has traffic backed from 101 northbound 280. northbound 880 oakland stalled big rig blocking on-ramp to northbound 880 san francisco northbound 101 at grand stall blocking right lane. when we come back meteorologist mike
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welcome back. multi-layers ever of clouds drier than yesterday morning. -- doppler showing showers continue to move from gilroy into the central valet long the pacheco pass. at home put the wet weather gear away for now. isolated showers possible this afternoon. big story temperatures at least 7 to 13° below
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♪ we are never, ever, ever getting back together ♪ ♪ we are never, ever, ever getting back together ♪ we are back into times square this morning. look at 44th street right there. everyone here for taylor swift. and check out some of these stats. this huge crowd in times square. right now, her new album, "red," is number one in itunes in 32 different countries. and taylor swift has 13 out of the top 20 tunes on itunes right now. you can see proof-positive how popular she is right there. >> we got the cd in last night. it is an hour of great music. >> when you hear the music, it has a good beat. >> meanwhile, teachers across the northeast are wondering if it's something they said.
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>> maybe our children are missing. sorry. >> that "gma" traffic, 44th street is completely blocked. the entire week. >> that was nice. you can see, we're having a lot of fun here this morning. we only wish robin were here, as well. she's at home recovering from her bone marrow transplant. great to have amy robach here. >> thanks so much. we also have a lot to get to this morning. a dramatic day for douglas kennedy. maternity nurses testifying he got physical when they tried to prevent him from taking his newborn son out of the hospital. we'll have the latest on the high-profile trial. it could be an explosive day for britney spears and her family when her former manager takes the stand today. will he reveal secrets that the family has been trying to keep under wraps? >> ooh. >> all right. let's get right to the kennedy family, douglas kennedy, robert f. kennedy's son, on trial right now. he's facing accusations of harassment and child endangerment after that heated
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argument with nurses earlier this year on whether or not he could take his newborn out of the hospital. abc's john muller has the very latest on the day's events. john? >> reporter: a maternity ward nurse testifying that kennedy twisted her arm and kicked another nurse to the floor. kennedy's lawyers stating that the nurses were overly aggressive and his son simply wanted to get his newborn son fresh air. this was douglas kennedy on surveillance video, allegedly getting physical with nurses trying to take his new son, beau, out of the hospital in january. this was a subdued kennedy, on monday, outside of a mount kisco, new york, courthouse. >> very grateful that the day is finally here. >> reporter: the youngest son of the late robert kennedy is now on trial, accused of child endangerment and harassment, all because of this clash. at the time, the new father told nurses, he wanted to take his 2-day-old son out for fresh air. as he headed for the elevator, they stopped him and called security. arguing kennedy didn't have permission. so kennedy headed to the
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stairwell. that's where prosecutors say things really got rough. just watch as a nurse falls back on the ground. in court monday, prosecutors told a judge kennedy intentionally kicked that nurse. but defense attorneys counter he was only instinctively trying to protect his new child. >> it's been very difficult for douglas and his family. >> reporter: on monday, angela adamo, the first nurse who talked with kennedy told the judge, quote, i didn't know what to say. it didn't make any sense for him to take the baby out for air. we don't take babies out. she called her supervisors and then security. i was trying to do anything to keep the baby from leaving the unit. but when kennedy's attorney asked if there was a policy of a father taking a baby outside, adamo admitted she had, quote, never seen one. meantime, monday, nurses from the area showed up in court wearing red t-shirts to support their colleagues. >> they're doing their job. they were supposed to protect the baby. and that's what they tried to do. >> reporter: outside of court, kennedy said he's looking forward to putting it all behind
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him. >> ready for this to start. thank you very much. and hopefully, everything will turn out okay. >> reporter: now, kennedy's attorneys argue not only were the nurses confrontational but even seeking personal gain. defense attorneys paint the nurses as looking out for the child's best interest. amy? >> all right, john thanks so much. and for more, let's bring in "gma" legal analyst, dan abrams. two parts to this. harassment and child endangerment. which is the stronger case? >> harassment, by far. harassment isn't typically what you think of harassment, in terms of the english language. harass mant legally means striking, kicking. and the defense is essentially conceding that that happened. >> on surveillance tapes showing it. >> that's right. the child endangerment is the more serious charge and the more difficult charge. but as a technical matter, it's going to be hard to get around the harassment charge. look, the bottom line is, in my view, if this wasn't douglas kennedy, there wouldn't be criminal charges in connection with this case. enormous amounts of pressure on the d.a. to take action. it doesn't mean he didn't do anything wrong.
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but it means that this type of case tends to get resolved in civil courts, meaning over money damages. this one is criminal. >> even though he is facing jail time with this, douglas kennedy turned down a plea deal to avoid court altogether. do we think he will take the stand? >> he's got to take the stand. it's all about the context. it's about why did this happen? and how did this happen? i don't think they can put on a serious defense without him testifying here. but he's got this challenge with the technical definition of harassment because he is conceding he kicked the nurse. and as a result, could be trouble. >> and how much jail time? >> under harassment i don't think there will be any jail time. he's convicted under child endangerment, a little more serious. but even there, he could probably escape with no or very small amount of time. >> dan abrams, thanks so much. we have video proof, now, that not all criminals are masterminds. take a look at this man setting up a hidden camera. police say he used it to spy on
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women. but it helped them to catch the peeping tom. and reena ninan has the details. >> reporter: caught on camera. instead of capturing images of two female roommates with hidden cameras, police say this man filmed himself, and in the process, helped them catch him red-handed. 42-year-old michael stephen mckenny was arrested thursday after maryland police released this footage of the alleged peeping tom setting up his cameras. >> what we found was the camera had been set up in june. and it was operated through a motion detector. >> reporter: in court documents, police say for more than four months, mckenny was able to capture images of the women in their bathrooms and bedrooms, in all stages of undress. even using the toilet. police say mckenny was brazen, entering the apartment multiple times during the day, to reposition his leering lens. >> he knew these young women. he stole their keys, copied them and returned them before they had an opportunity to notice. >> reporter: watch him here, as he appears to wipe away his own footprints.
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>> it's not the first time we've seen it here. people are able to do these things very surreptitiously. >> reporter: women across the country unwittingly caught on camera again and again. in tampa, florida, these roommates wanted answers after they found an elaborate camera system in their apartment in 2011. >> i just wanted to know what happened with our videos. i want to know the whole story because now i don't know. >> reporter: prosecutors later dropped the case, saying the camera never worked. in ohio, police say this man made his intentions clear when he allegedly put his cell phone under a dressing room door. the woman inside, none too pleased. >> i pushed him then i punched him in the face a couple times until he went down. >> reporter: he was charged of voyeurism, but has not been convicted of a crime. as for this alleged filmmaker, he hasn't entered a plea. but could face up to 40 years in prison. for "good morning america," reena ninan, abc news, washington. let's get the weather from sam.
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>> let it snow. let it snow. how about a little bit of that in california. blue canyon, california, where a good hit of snow first started. we're not done with this yet. in some cases we've got more than 14 inches on the ground. we're going to 6 to 12 inches in the lighter pink shades. and 12 to 18 inches of snow as this cold air moves east. it does move east. watch this change things in the middle of the country. look at minneapolis from 72 to 42 on thursday. more importantly maybe denver, from 77 today to 33 on thursday. these are big changes. you're sitting with beautiful numbers right now. kansas city will warm up a bit more on wednesday, just before that cold line comes on through. and by the way, we've got to watch sandy. we'll be talking about this every day. you see the end of the forecast track, putting it away from the u.s. but from here north, just isn't sure yet. and there's a lot of folks that would bend this storm toward t
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7:42. we continue, now, with what could be a dramatic day for britney spears and her family. the superstar's former manager, set to testify today in los angeles. it is all part of the explosive legal battle that could reveal spears' family secrets. abc's rob nelson has our story. >> reporter: sam lufti, who became britney's manager and confidant, is expected to take the stand today. and owl of tinseltown's eyes are on him, as he tries to get the share of the earnings he says he's due. >> he has the burden of proof here. >> reporter: joel boxer told the court lufti was, quote, unqualified to manage a superstar. boxer claims that lufti tried to take advantage of a very vulnerable britney spears. an attorney for lufti says his client was trying to save the singer from her own behavior.
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he was made a scapegoat for the erratic behavior of britney spears. she looked to use amphetamines, and up uppers. her disjointed performance at the video music awards in 2008, caused whispers in the music industry. her bizarre changes in her appearance. in 2010, lufti defended britney's behavior. >> i think she was expressing her independence and freedom. she's awesome. >> reporter: but photos of her striking an suv with an umbrella, caused people to worry she was out of control. but britney's parents' lawyer told a different story in court. saying it was britney's breakup with justin timberlake that was the beginning of her downward spiral. the attorney notes that the relationship ended painfully. and her parents immediately
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noticed a change in their daughter. for "good morning america," rob nelson, abc news, new york. coming up, taylor swift, taking over times square, live. and apparently, it's my turn in our anchor challenge "play of the day." check out a high school kid who is pranking people by dancing right up to them. that's his teacher there. freeze it. there it is. you won't believe what happens next. stay tuned. [ female announcer ] food, meet flavor.
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here's "the play of the day." >> if you want debate, you don't have to go to boca. right here, this couch. it is contentious. >> sam has claimed victory. >> guest anchor "play of the day." and sam saying it's all but over. amy, what have you got? >> i got a high school prank that went viral. check this out. chicago high school student dancing right up next to up
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suspecting people. and doing footworking. people there seeing how people will react. one senior there, he suddenly found himself dancing right in front of -- his teacher jumped in and took off with it. look at that. >> that's riverdance, though. >> that's terrific. >> that's great. >> that was awesome, guys. norris, what did you think what was going to happen when you do that up to your dean? did you think you were going to get in trouble? >> i was so scared. i thought he was going to write me up right there and then. >> and, dean, did you consider writing him up? >> you can get angry or have fun with it. it was a harmless senior prank. i thought i would jump in. >> your new name, lord of the dance. how often had you done that? did you have years of training? >> i haven't done that in years. when i was a kid, i did irish
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dancing. but haven't done anything lately. >> norris, are you going to try to get other teachers and see what moves they may have? and where did you learn yours, by the way? >> i've been dancing like that since i was a sophomore. it's been fun. we wanted to have fun. >> best kind of student prank ever. you guys, fantastic. thanks for joining us. wonderful, guys. >> that's great. >> sorry, sam. >> sorry, sam. it's not looking good for you, champion. not looking good. but it is for you. not looking good. but it is for you. taylor swift is coming. s. how do you always have my favorite coffee? well, inside the brewer, there's a giant staircase. and the room is filled with all these different kinds of coffee and even hot cocoa. and you'll always find your favorite. woman #2: with so many choices, keurig has everyone's favorite. i just press this button. brew what you love, simply. keurig.
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good morning, america. so, what can i tell you about taylor swift? well, she's already won six grammy awards, seven country music awards, and ten american music awards. okay. you get it. the girl can sing. but did you know, she writes every, one of her songs? and did you know about 20 million follow her on twitter? and she has, oh, about 35 million fans on facebook? and her new release, "red," of course, it's a smash. with her first four songs, skyrocketing to number one on itunes, after she released them here on "gma." so, ladies and gentlemen, put your hands together for taylor swift. ♪
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big helicopter shots this morning because times square is so packed for taylor swift. they've been lining up all weekend long. and they're ready to hear her sing in just a few minutes. sam, you're already out there with the big crowd. >> george, is that you? >> it was, sam. >> i'm standing here with taylor. but take a look at this crowd. taylor, this never happens, by the way, in times square, new york. you've got thousands of people all the way down the street. does this kind of energy rev you for a performance? >> this is unbelievable, especially for kicking off a new album, for everyone to show up this early in the morning, it's amazing. >> it's incredible. it's incredible for us. i can't wait to hear the songs on the new album. some we've already heard. but for you to perform them, we're so excited. >> thank you for having me. this is unbelievable. >> all right, gang. we're back with taylor, in a minute. all right, amy.
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>> sam, we can't wait. the energy here inside. also, we're talking about coming up, the contestants on "dancing with the stars." are they pushing themselves too hard to win? melissa rycroft was rushed to the hospital after an injury on set. we spoke to her. we'll have all of the details, coming up. scary stuff. >> it is scary. stylists, start your blow dryers. yeah, i said it. we're going inside the hottest beauty addiction. yeah, addiction. blowouts. women turning into self-professed blowout junkies in pursuit of amazing hair. we're going to show you some of the transformations. i know, amy, we have to admit, we love a good blowout. >> maybe i did it yesterday. i don't know. >> i don't know. we have a big announcement coming up tomorrow, about "gma's" halloween superparty. a lot coming up. we're going to begin with big losses on wall street. the dow down sharply, dropping
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by triple digits. disappointing earnings from three companies, such as 3m and dupont. and a mess on the roads, in los angeles nine big rigs collided. one driver trapped for nearly three hours. it's going to take hours to clear the wreckage. meanwhile, overnight polls are giving president obama in last night's presidential debate. the president highlighted accomplish the portrayed as commander in chief. while governor romney took a moderate approach accusing the president of leaving the military. >> we have fewer ships than 1916. well, governor, we also have fewer horses and bayonets. >> i don't see our influencing growing around the world. i see our influence receding.
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>> the president is in florida and ohio. two medical headlines this morning. first new guidelines testing for ser ser cervical cancer. women can wait five years to get pap tests and be screened for. hpv at the same time. parents wondering whether organic fruits and vegetabling are better for kids. the american academy of pediatrics weighing in there's no evidence that organic produce is safer or more nutrition. finally, a heart-stopping publicity stunt. take a look at this. electronics company l.g. wanted to show off the flat screen. they put the tvs in the floors. watch what happens as unsuspecting riders think that the floor is -- >> oh, my goodness! >> that is not nice. >> no.
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>> i'm thinking -- i think it's actually -- we are unanimous out here. >> oh! >> oh, my gosh. >> these guys really didn't know? >> they had no idea. >> if a woman would have been in there there would have been a scream. is there a scream? >> no, i'm sorry, if this guy would have been in there, there would have been a scream to begin with. >> if this guy was in there, there would have been a lawsuit, i'm telling you. >> the company slogan so real it's scary. so real, it's actionable. >> i have to say, everybody, this is a feisty group today. i'm nervous. let's get right now. let's get right to it. good morning. and disney has a new movie coming out that will introduce fans to somebody you may not have known about. tinkerbell, it turns out, had a secret sister. the movie is called "secret of the wings." it tells the story of how periwinkle and tinkerbell finally meet. it's voiced by lucy liu, and angelica houston.
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and lucy hails from "pretty little liars." and they sent a fairy version of me. >> looks just like you. >> that's a photo. >> thank you. i don't see a wrinkle on that fairy. >> tinklebell. >> that's the sequel. secrets of -- anyway, they also sent one. my name would be lara starseeker. they created a cartoon version of my daughter, kate, whose fairy name would be -- there she is. this morning, she is kate taylor swift seeker. she is one of the thousands outside, who has come down with a strange illness this morning. but, yes, she will get to school just a little bit late. hi, kate. we'll be right out. also in "pop news," hollywood is a tough business. referred to swimming with the sharks. apparently emily van kemp the
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star of abc's "revenge." said she swam with sharks in bora bora. and caught a barracuda by herself. emily says she's a total tomboy and feels more at home with her character when she is lighting a house on fire. she tells "g.q.," that's when i love my job. hey, we have more details from justin timberlake's and jessica biel's secret wedding that we've been telling you about all week. justin telling "people" magazine that the evening was, quote, magical. it sounds like the whole week was. on wednesday, guests watched fireworks and listened to a live band on the beach. and the next night, everyone sat around open fires and snacked on local wine, olive and homemade cheeses. >> wow -- >> i know. and on the big day -- can we do that now? and jessica wore a white and pink gown and was serenaded by justin, who performed a brand-new song for her in front of the whole crowd.
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very romantic. i know. and finally, we introduce you this morning to noc, the talking whale. it's true. noc lives at the national -- [ whale making noises ] >> what is he saying? >> that's noc. >> oh, yeah. say no more, noc. definitely, noc. yes. >> what noc is saying is, i wish i was watching taylor twist. noc is at the national marine mammal foundation for 30 years. and researchers say, he began mimicking human speech, or the swedish chef, as you just heard. trainers said they would hear what sounded like people having a conversation far away. but they couldn't figure it out. but one diver was in the pool and he literally heard noc tell him to get out. >> what? it's like a bird?
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>> he apparently doesn't know words. he knows how to mimic human speech. that was the story that came out in the research. i didn't want people to go and see noc. i'm sorry. we need some weather to save this one. >> absolutely. are we live? hi, everybody. we are right here in the middle of times square. tell me your name. >> alex. >> where are you from? >> flemington, new jersey. >> where are you from? >> abby? >> where are you from? >> chicago. >> seattle. >> christina, new york city. >> staten island, new york. >> i almost confused you. i don't know what to say. tell me your name. >> stella. >> when a microphone, everybody gets confused. look at this crowd. look at each and every one. pan this beautiful crowd, all here for taylor swift this morning, the biggest thing to hit times square. i don't remember a crowd this size. let's get to the boards.
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one or two things going on this morning. we start with a live shot out of atlantic city. we get showers up the eastern seaboard. one or two things that you need to know about as the showers continue to move north. we'll also, if i could see a monitor anywhere, i'd be able to see what graphics are up. but i can't. oh, well, anyway, wait. max is telling me it's the three-day warm-up. i can't see it. you can see it at home. it's the three-day warm-up, from washington to raleigh, into memphis. i don't know. it's more fun with the crowd.
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>> ladies and gentlemen, the day that times square officially turns completely "red." look at this crowd, in times square. never bigger. that's the weather around the nation. now, back inside to lara. >> thank you so much, sam. can't wait to get out there. here's what's coming up on our "gma morning menu." ballroom scare. melissa rycroft rushed to the hospital on "dancing with the stars." can she stay in the competition? and blowout junkies. why so many women are addicted to getting their hair blown out. and amazing bargains for our viewers on the hottest accessories. we'll have those for you. and she is here, taylor swift. taking over times square. check that out. it's live, right here on "gma." years ago, my doctor told me
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♪ but loving him was red. ♪ yeah, yeah. ♪ red. ♪ burning red. get taylor's new album with 6 exclusive songs. only at target. and that crowd is ready. they are excited. they are packed up and down 44th street right now. and they do not have to wait too much longer. just a few minutes until taylor swift sings right here on "good morning america." we are going to turn, now, to "dancing with the stars." and a big scare in the ballroom. melissa rycroft rushed to the hospital this weekend, after banging herself up during rehearsals. but doctors cleared her to dance last night. and abc's cecilia vega has the latest on how she's doing now. >> reporter: it was the rehearsal that went terribly wrong.
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>> her sneakers kind of got stuck. and her body kind of bowed. >> reporter: melissa rycroft was wheeled out of sunday's "dancing with the stars" practice on a gurney. her neck in a brace. her partner, tony dovolani, by her side. she only got the okay from doctors to dance in monday's team freestyle just hours before the show. but even with a herniated disc, she pulled it off. lifts and all. >> it's really numb right now. >> are you going to be okay? >> yeah. we'll be fine. >> reporter: we caught up with melissa backstage, where she was still a little sore. was it that close? right up to the last minute deciding whether it was going to happen? >> i got to the studio this morning. and i was in hair and makeup going, i'm not cleared. the last thing i heard, i was not approved to dance. >> reporter: how nervous does that make you guys? >> it makes for a very long morning. >> reporter: over the years, other injured stars haven't been as lucky.
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in season 14, melissa gilbert had to miss one night of competition, after suffering a concussion and whiplash during the paso doble. missy may-treanor withdrew from season seven, after injuring her achilles tendon. but this all-star season, the pressure is on to up the competition. no pain, no gain. do you have aches and pains? >> i have-knots all over my neck and back. my hip is out. >> reporter: you guys are dropping like flies out here. >> no, no. >> reporter: you're peeling the band-aids off. >> i'd rather have these. >> reporter: after a week of bruises and bandages. >> this is a mess. >> reporter: monday night, the dancers perfected their landings. while the judges, well, they landed flat. for "good morning america," cecilia vega, abc news, los angeles. we will get the results tonight. "dancing with the stars" results show at 8:00, 7:00 central, right here on abc. amy? >> all right, george.
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now, to the latest beauty addiction. ladies, start your blow driers. the women who call themselves blowout junkies, dropping up to $1,000 a year to get their hair blow dried to perfection, several times a week by a pro. is it worth blowing your budget? take a look. jennifer aniston does it. so does gwyneth paltrow, jennifer lopez, even kate middleton. they're all drop-dead gorgeous, known for those luscious blownout locks that add an extra touch of glamour. but what's the secret that adds to their radiant beauty? the heat. places like new york's dry bar holds the key. salons dedicated to making hair sexy silky smooth. >> i come in two or three times a week. >> reporter: they're self-proclaimed blowout junkies. >> the dry bar is an
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irreplaceable part of my life. >> reporter: kristen spends nearly $6,000 a year. that's more than the average vacation for a family of four. >> a dry bar junkie? >> exactly. >> reporter: from l.a. to new york, thousands of women across the country are lining up at blowout-only salons, all to give their full-length tresses the star treatment. so, for the sake of research, i decided to give it a try. let's do the mai tai. makes it look like i went to the beach. it takes 40 minutes. and it's fun for little girls. my 9-year-old daughter, eva, was happy to try it out, furthering my research. alli webb is the guru behind dry bar. >> when you see all these women walk out, you're like, i'll have what she's having. >> reporter: and it is a bar, for hair. complete with a menu of hair-dos with cheeky names like popular drinks. from the cosmo, to the straightup. but the only actual drink is a refined glass of champagne. so, what makes these blowout
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specialists so desirable? the end result. >> it's so pretty. >> reporter: eva loved her look. and as for mom -- can't think of a better way to celebrate a good hair day. all right. we're joined by jennifer goldstein, beauty director for "prevention" magazine, and three women who have been getting their hair blown out all morning. we're going to be reviewing their new dos. lara's with us. asking the important questions. let's start with our first model, charla. we have a look at her before photo. there she is. and now, take a look at her blowout. there she is. >> wow. you look great. jennifer, i want to ask you. how much is too much? women are really getting into it. i know, a lot of my friends used to consider it a treat. now, they'll forgo other luxuries to get their blowouts. >> it is heat. it can damage hair. you want to limit blowouts to about three a week. maybe not try to blow dry on the weekends so your hair can air dry and get a break from the damaging heat. >> all right. you look gorgeous.
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you love it? >> yeah. >> we have our next model here. this is christina. we have her before picture when she came into the studios. there she is. and here is christina now. beautiful. i love it. >> i want to ask. this is a little bit of a straighter look. you have a naturally curly look. do you love? >> i love it. >> it looks very sleek. if we want to have a great blow dry, is there a drier that is better? >> you want the professional drier that has the wattage that will give you the heat you need. look for something at the minimum, 1,875 watts. >> it's counterintuitive. you want it hotter so it doesn't have to be on as long. >> it will be less damaging. and you will get the sleek finish. >> i love the curly to wavy like that. we have our third model here. we have amanda before she came into our studios. beautiful hair. >> let's turn her around. she looks beautiful. this is a very nice, loose, sexy look. >> exactly.
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you can get this -- the key right here is the brush. if you have a round brush, you will get the wave shape. you want nylon or boar bristles. you use the plastic or metal bristles will be damaging. and you won't get the hot feeling to get the smooth hair. >> we appreciate all of the great tips to do it at home and save even more money. ladies, thank you. you all look lovely. we appreciate it. lara, over to you. i snuck over here. we want to talk about must-have accessories for fall. we're talking about booties and cross-body bags, also known as messenger bags. you can sport both, paying top dollar. or by being thrifty. there's great options out there. we're going to play a game we call save or splurge. lori bergamotto editor from "lucky" magazine is here to help us out. let's talk about the must-have
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accessories. >> the cross-body bag and the ankle bootee are super urban chic. and the robin bracelets, the must-haves for fall. it's about having fun with fashion. everybody loves the deals. >> we have a save and a splurge. come on out, ladies. >> this is. you mentioned the messenger bag. this has taken off new life. it is in the form of the tote. one of these bags is more. which one do you think it is? which girl is the splurge? which is the save? >> you see the shoes. >> the shoes with the buckle details. some are hand-perforated. >> i think this is the splurge. >> the splurge on noel. and the save on lisa. ladies, do they have it right? okay, lara. good job. you know your stuff. so, on noel, holding the splurge sign, she is wearing a bag that's over $2,000. ralph lauren booties. look how similar lisa looks.
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the bag under $100. and you're going to die when i tell you. those booties, $37 at jcpenney. look how similar. it's all about the leather. you want to get as close as you can. but look for the details. >> let's do this again. thank you, ladies. next up, you can barely tell the difference. >> this is more of a weekend look. now, lara, one of these booties is more than a car payment. and one is not. which girl is the splurge? which girl is the save? >> this is the save. and this is the splurge. >> ladies? did lara have it right? yes, she does. lara, we can't stump you. nikko, we have this bag under $60. and the pair of booties $35 from old navy. compared to the calvin klein collection bag that's almost $2,000. and the booties that kicked off the trend at $630.
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>> they both look fabulous. >> they both look great. you can get similar things. i want to show you one more. we might be able to stump you. >> let's do it. >> one more look. ladies, thank you. this is an evening out, night out look. >> wow. >> one of these is the real bank-breaker. >> the bag and the booties. >> one's a splurge. one's a save. i'm going to go with -- this is the splurge. and this is the save. >> lara spencer, ladies, does she have it right? >> i might have seen a label. >> that's right. that valentino bag is superexpensive, over $2,000. you can get a cheaper version for under $60. >> check out our website for that. we'll be right back, everybody, with you know who. taylor swift.
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welcome back. live doppler a sight for sore eyes if you didn't like driving through the rain yesterday morning it is absence. tomorrow morning we are going to have more. today the big story chance of isolated shower 7 to 13° cooler. isolated showers this afternoon. low to mid 60s today, tomorrow,
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a little warmer thursday showers mo ♪ ♪ taylor swift. how about it, for taylor swift, this morning, guys? [ cheers and applause ] this is fantastic. this is such a great morning out here. good morning, america. good morning, times square. we want everyone at home right
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now to see what you'd see if you were standing up here. tweeted out a picture. that's the start of the crowd in times square this morning. and what a gorgeous morning it is. >> and taylor's new album "red, has been out only a day. and it's sold nearly 4 million copies. [ cheers and applause ] >> it's no surprise that taylor is number one around the world right now, folks. [ cheers and applause ] >> we want to brag about you a little more, taylor. here's the math, everybody. six grammys, seven cmas, country music awards, and ten american music awards, so far. >> actually, here's the most astounding math of all. she's only 22 years old. unbelievable. >> only 22. >> and we are -- are you ready for a song, now, from "red"? [ cheers and applause ] this is my girls' favorite, "never, ever getting back together ♪
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♪ i remember when we broke up the first time ♪ ♪ saying this is it i've had enough ♪ ♪ 'cause, like, we haven't seen each other in a month ♪ ♪ when you said you needed space, what? ♪ ♪ then you come around again and say ♪ ♪ baby, i miss you and i swear i'm gonna change ♪ ♪ trust me remember how that ♪ ♪ lasted for a day i say, i hate you ♪ ♪ we break up you call me, i love you ♪ ♪ ooh, we called it off again last night ♪ ♪ but ooh, this time i'm telling you ♪ ♪ i'm telling you we are never ever, ever ♪ ♪ getting back together we are never ever, ever ♪ ♪ getting back together you go talk to your friends ♪ ♪ talk to my friends talk to me ♪ ♪ but we are never ever, ever ever getting back together ♪ ♪ like ever
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♪ i'm really gonna miss you picking fights ♪ ♪ and me, falling for a screaming that i'm right ♪ ♪ and you will hide away and find your piece of mind ♪ ♪ with some indie record that's much cooler than mine ♪ ♪ ooh, you called me up again tonight ♪ ♪ but ooh, this time i'm telling you ♪ ♪ i'm telling you we are never ever, ever ♪ ♪ getting back together we are never ever, ever ♪ ♪ getting back together you go talk to your friends ♪ ♪ talk to my friends talk to me ♪ ♪ but we are never ever, ever ever getting back together ♪ ♪ i used to think that we were forever ever, ever ♪
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♪ and i used to say never say never ♪ ♪ huh, he calls me up and he's like ♪ ♪ i still love you and i'm like, i'm just ♪ ♪ i mean, this is exhausting you know ♪ ♪ we are never getting back together, like ever ♪ ♪ we are never ever, ever getting back together ♪ ♪ we are never ever, ever getting back together ♪ ♪ you go talk to your friends talk to my friends, talk to me ♪ ♪ but we are never ever, ever ever getting back together ♪ ♪ but we are never ever, ever ever getting back together ♪
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♪ you go talk to your friends talk to my friends, talk to me ♪ ♪ but we are never ever, ever we are never, ever, ever ♪ ♪ getting back together we are never, ever, ever ♪ ♪ getting back together ♪ you go talk to your friends talk to my friends, talk to me ♪ ♪ but we are never ever, ever ever getting back together ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> you guys know every word. my favorite part is when taylor goes, we're never, ever, ever getting back together. and you guys go, like -- >> ever. >> like, really?
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seriously. we're never getting back together. let's get to the boards. one or two things going on we want to tell you about. we're going to look outside. we're going to talk about our twitter and facebook pictures. we're going to start with the west coast shot. beautiful shot. thanks for sending it in. also, a little -- wait a minute. i don't have them all. do we have the pictures? thank you. sanger, california. i can't see it. just tell me what is going on. i'll talk about it. map is west coast rain. all right. this big storm system moves into the west coast and does deliver more rain. it continues to move across the country. as the rain comes in, so does more cool air. get ready to have the cooldown, now, for the northern plains, as that rain sweeps on through.
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>> all that weather that you saw was brought to you by ocean spray. josh? >> yes. >> they are right here. thousands of people are very excited to be here for taylor swift here in times square. sara jones is the lucky fan who won a trip to new york to see taylor perform this morning. she had a chance to meet taylor backstage. sara jones, welcome to the program. we met you yesterday. cedar grove, north carolina. we met you on skype. we didn't hear you because you were consumed by the moment. what's it like being here? >> it's overwhelming. it's amazing. it's surreal. it's the coolest. >> we see the ring on the finger? >> i know. what i love about the story is, you're such a fan, that in order for this man to win your heart, tell me where he had to go to propose to you. >> the national country music
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hall of fame. >> because? >> because taylor swift exhibit there. >> so, he pretends to take you to the exhibit and there, pops the question, ensuring a yes, right? >> oh, yeah. >> she was saying yes about something. might have been taylor. might have been the marriage. you're going to meet taylor after the show. speaking of the show, taylor swift performing another hit from her new album, "red." go nowhere.
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we didn't even tell you she holds the record for the most top ten debuts in history. now, taylor swift is sure to keep up the winning streak with her brand-new album. what's it called, everybody? >> "red." >> after just one day, that album, "red," is all the way number one across all genres on itunes. it is the biggest sale for an album ever. we are happy to have her here this morning. p. >> we have a family of so many kids that look up to you so tremendously. all of them are a little nervous
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to be around you. but they wanted to know, what advice do you have for them? if they want to reach for the stars and achieve what you have, what would you say to these guys? >> i think you know, whatever you want to do, make sure you work as hard as it as you possibly can. you know? whether it's -- i think it's really important to study hard. i think it's important to get your homework done. that's for you, in general. once you do find out what you love in life, that might happen when you're 16. it might happen when you're 25. it might happen when you're 45. but whatever it is that you figure out that you love, i guess work hard at it and try to be good to people. >> yeah. >> taylor, we can see when you're performing, you love every minute on stage. were you always someone who danced and sang around the house? >> absolutely, yeah. i was very into like being in my room with like a hair bush microphone, you know? >> see? taylor did it, too. >> we were doing that yesterday. >> we were doing it moments ago.
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>> are you ready? >> let's go. >> everybody, miss taylor swift. >> say thank you. ♪ loving him is like driving a maserati down a dead-end street ♪ ♪ faster than the wind passionate as sin ♪ ♪ ended so suddenly loving him is like ♪ ♪ trying to change your mind once you're already flying ♪ ♪ through the free fall like the colors in autumn ♪ ♪ so bright just before they lose it all ♪ ♪ losing him was blue like i'd never known ♪ ♪ missing him was dark gray all
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alone ♪ ♪ forgetting him was like trying to know somebody you've never met ♪ ♪ loving him was red loving him was red ♪ ♪ touching him is like realizing all you ever wanted was right ♪ ♪ there in front of you memorizing him was as easy ♪ ♪ as knowing all the words to your old favorite song ♪ ♪ fighting with him was like trying to solve a crossword ♪ ♪ and realizing there's no right answer ♪ ♪ regretting him was like wishing you'd never found out ♪ ♪ love could be that strong ♪ losing him was blue like i'd never known ♪ ♪ missing him was dark gray all
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alone ♪ ♪ forgetting him was like trying to know somebody you've never met ♪ ♪ but loving him was red love oh, red, burning red ♪ ♪ remembering him comes in flashbacks and echoes ♪ ♪ tell myself it's time, now got to let go ♪ ♪ but moving on from him is impossible when i still see it all in my head ♪ ♪ burning red ♪ losing him was like blue like i'd never known ♪ ♪ missing him was dark gray all
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alone ♪ ♪ forgetting him was like to know somebody ♪ ♪ you've never met 'cause loving him was red ♪ ♪ yeah, yeah we're burning red ♪ ♪ and that's why he's spinning around in my head ♪ ♪ 'cause love was like driving a new maserati down a dead-end street ♪ [ cheers and applause ] i moved to new york to work in fashion.
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so i had to look the part. t.j.maxx is such a great place cause i know when i go in there, i'm gonna score. they've got such great deals on all my favorite brands. fashion direct from designers. savings direct to you. t.j.maxx.
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[ cheers and applause ] welcome back. we're going to be taking it back old-school now, and playing one of taylor's favorite -- fan favorites. one of my favorites, "love story," from her 2008 album, "fearless." everyone, put your hands together for taylor swift. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ we were both young when i first saw you ♪ ♪ i close my eyes and the flashback starts ♪ ♪ i'm standing there
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on a balcony in summer air ♪ ♪ see the lights see the party, the ball gowns ♪ ♪ see you make your way through the crowd ♪ ♪ and say hello little did i know ♪ ♪ that you were romeo you were throwing pebbles ♪ ♪ and my daddy said stay away from juliet ♪ ♪ and i was crying on the staircase ♪ ♪ begging you please don't go ♪ ♪ and i said romeo, take me ♪ ♪ somewhere we can be alone ♪ ♪ i'll be waiting all there's left to do is run ♪ ♪ you'll be the prince and i'll be the princess ♪ ♪ it's a love story baby, just say yes ♪ ♪ so, i sneak out
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to the garden to see you ♪ ♪ we keep quiet 'cause we're dead if they knew ♪ ♪ so, close your eyes escape this town ♪ ♪ for a little while oh, oh, oh ♪ ♪ 'cause you were romeo i was a scarlet letter ♪ ♪ and my daddy said stay away from juliet ♪ ♪ but you were everything to me ♪ ♪ i was begging you please don't go ♪ ♪ and i said romeo, take me ♪ ♪ somewhere we can be alone ♪ ♪ i'll be waiting all there's left to do is run ♪ ♪ you'll be the prince and i'll be the princess ♪ ♪ it's a love story baby, just say yes ♪ ♪ romeo, save me they're trying ♪ ♪ to tell me how to feel ♪ ♪ this love is difficult but it's real ♪ ♪ don't be afraid we'll make it ♪ ♪ out of this mess ♪ it's a love story baby, just say yes ♪
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♪ oh, oh ♪ i got tired of waiting wondering if ♪ ♪ you were ever coming around ♪ ♪ my faith in you was fading when ♪ ♪ i met you on the outskirts of town ♪ ♪ and i said romeo, save me ♪ ♪ i've been feeling so alone ♪ ♪ i keep waiting for you but you never come ♪ ♪ is this in my head i don't know what to think ♪ ♪ he knelt to the ground and pulled out a ring ♪ ♪ and said marry me ♪ ♪ juliet, you'll never have to be alone ♪ ♪ i love you and that's all i really know ♪ ♪ i talked to your dad go pick out a white dress ♪
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♪ it's a love story baby, just say yes ♪ ♪ oh, oh oh, oh ♪ ♪ 'cause we were both young when i first saw you ♪ [ cheers and applause ] >> thank you so much, new york city. [ cheers and applause ]
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thank you, taylor swift. thank you, times square. have a great day. >> thank you so much.
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i'm kristen sze the families of two murder victims will join vallejo police today in offering $10,000 reward to find their killers. investigators believe someone targeted them on september 6th. witnesses heard gunshots and saw two men run from the home the couple shared. the woman was six months pregnant with twins. san bruno city council --
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right now let's check in with meteorologist mike nicco. live doppler 7 hd, good news, it is not showing much in the way of radar returns until you get up to off the sonoma county coast near mendocino county, stray shower or two what we are going to have through the afternoon just a stray shower nothing like even yesterday. best chance of rain tomorrow morning starting tonight in the north bay through tomorrow morning. today much cooler than average from 7 to 13° below where we should be. much warmer this weekend. reports of high winds on the bay bridge. >> san mateo bridge westbound earlier stall towards foster city boulevard cleared, slow across the span to 101 southbound 280, 87 injury accident blocking lane marin new accident south 101 mill

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